Advanced and specialist safeguarding and child protection training courses

As the UK's experts on safeguarding and child protection, individuals, organisations and agencies trust us to provide high-quality training to help them protect children and young people.

Browse our highly-rated specialist child protection training courses, designed to support anyone working or volunteering with children covering:

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Safer recruitment training

Online and face-to-face safeguarding training courses to help you safely recruit staff and volunteers into roles working with children and young people.

> Education: safer recruitment training for schools and colleges

> Safer recruitment training for non-education organisations

Designated role courses

Do you have responsibility for receiving concerns about the safety and welfare of children and young people in your school or organisation? Our face-to-face training courses will give you the skills to act appropriately and confidently to protect children.

Education

> Designated safeguarding lead (DSL) for schools and colleges in England course

> Refresher course for DSLs in school and colleges in England 

Organisations

> Designated safeguarding officer (DSO) course in England

> Refresher DSO course for England

> Designated safeguarding officer (DSO) course in Northern Ireland

> Designated child protection officer (DCPO) course in Scotland

> Designated safeguarding person (DSP) course in Wales

Supervisors and managers

Training for anyone who supports front line staff who may raise child protection or safeguarding concerns. 

> Child protection supervision skills course

> Refresher course for child protection supervision skills

> Managing allegations of abuse

Health level 4

Our advanced safeguarding training course for health professionals meets Level 4 knowledge, skills, and competencies.

> Safeguarding for health professionals level 4 training

Training for trainers

Advanced course with optional accreditation to learn how to deliver child protection training.

> Training for child protection trainers

Trauma and brain development

Training for teams to help you understand healthy brain growth in children and the impact of trauma on development.

> Trauma and child brain development training

Delivering the Coping with Crying programme

Learn how to use the Coping with Crying film and resources to support parents with their baby’s crying and reduce the risk of non-accidental head injuries to babies.

> Delivering the Coping with Crying programme

“I have found all of the course useful - in particular when looking at learning styles and how I could provide collusive supervision if there is a practitioner with the same style.”

Course participant, Child protection supervision skills training

Contact us

Our team of information specialists are on hand to find the answers to your questions.

Phone: 0116 234 7246

Email: learning@nspcc.org.uk

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